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    The Big Sleep Hotel Eastbourne by Compass Hospitality

    King Edwards Parade | King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4EB, England
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Rooms where very hot, good thing as it was snowing, everything want from a budget hotel, rooms good, service great and friendly. Great location for walking into the town and pier, better parking than the hotels near the pier. Worth upgradeing to full English breakfast...More

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    Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

    Poor decor, curtains were blankets, terrible carpets and awful smell. Shower broken in the first double room so given a twin instead. Basic, no extras here. Paid £69.00 and parking £1.00 with breakfast. On arrival told it was not a cooked breakfast but could pay...More

    Thank juliejumc
    Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

    Booked in for one night with two friends in family room reasonable price (seaview ) at ninety pounds room nice and clean comfortable beds bathroom was exceptionally clean with bath/shower easy to adjust continental breakfast was good with a nice selection of cereals ; pastries...More

    Thank John J
    Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

    Hotel was OK... Cheap but you get what you pay for... Paid £49 for 1 night.... Room was an ok size but there was no view at all, the back of other hotels... Weird dusty furry curtain... The only plus of our room was that...More

    Thank Jordan420
    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    Turned up on a Sunday night and got a standby room for £40. Yes it's basic, yes it's in need of some TLC and yes it's a bit noisy but it's clean, the staff are good, you get to park for £1 and the continental...More

    Thank RandRI
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    Hi, I booked an accessible room in June in the hope that the lift to the entrance would be fixed and that as a wheel chair user I could access my room. I have stayed in the Big Sleep in Cheltenham which has excellent facilities for wheelchair users and assumed this would be the case here. Unfortunately the lift has not been fixed and there seems be no intention of doing so. This has been the situation for over a year. I'd just like to bring to your attention the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 part 3 which clearly states that for all public buildings reasonable adjustments have to be made in relation to physical features of their premises to overcome any physical barriers. This hotel has been open since 2008, initially with a functioning lift, but for some reason this has not been prioritised for repair. I know your Vice President Nick is on holiday until 30th October but perhaps he might like to explain when he returns why he feels it's ok to contravene this Act and thereby prevent disabled holiday makers from accessing his Hotel? Kind regards, Katy
    21 October 2017|
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    Response from Lkbaker11 | Reviewed this property |
    I just like to add that I’ve been using this hotel for nearly 2 years and the lift up to reception has never been in use. Every time we ask they say they are still waiting for a part. Just returned from this hotel again and... More
    26 July 2017|
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    Response from BSHE1 | Property representative |
    Hi, We do not have smoking rooms in the hotel. If you have any further questions please feel free to ask. Kind Regards.
    30 December 2016|
    Response from BSHE1 | Property representative |
    Hi, Thank you for your interest, we do have secure place for you to store your bikes. We offer vegan cereal and dairy free products. Please ring the hotel if you have more questions.
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    "Most rooms that face the sea are suites and we have also stayed in a basic twin before that also had a sea..."
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    "Only pay and display street parking available."
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